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Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the growth. >> we are going to be in for a world of hurt if we don't start aggressively investing in transit. >> reporter: are we looking at gridlock? >> yes. i'm already seeing it. >> on muni now, it has $2.2 billion in unfunded deferred maintenance. >> reporter: the building goes on and on and on with the next big project being the planned warriors arena on the waterfront which is enjoying a growing support despite critic charges that it's too big and will be a traffic nightmare. according to a new kpix 5/surv
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
like big items like cars or art, when it comes not fluctuating economy of california you never know when a simple cyber monday purchase could come back to haunt you. >> of course, there have been moments where they kind of needed every dime they could get. >> reporter: earlier this year, the senate passed a marketplace fairness act which would require retailers with over a million a year in sales to collect state tax but the bill is stalled in congress. and it's being rewritten. >> what do you do if you go to a site and there is no place for sales tax? in other words, you can't add it on there. they don't charge sales tax. >> reporter: a lot of companies especially smaller companies aren't required to collect this at the point of sale so you actually have to keep the receipt and when you pay your income taxes you have to say -- [ laughter ] >> -- i purchased this. >> i'm going to turn myself in? >> and pay this. >> if you don't, the state could come back and force you to pay retroactively charge you penalties. right now, it's probably only going to happen on big ticket items but yo
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the economy. >> they are bad jobs, most of them. the jobs that are coming back pay less than the jobs we lost in the great recession. we have a growing army of low- wageworkers. >> reporter: but the story did not start with the recession. it goes back decades. >> starvation of wages and decline, in fact of many people's wage, has been going on since the late 1970s. we didn't really recognize that. >> reporter: instead americans found different ways to cope. in the '70s and '80s, huge numbers of women entered the workplace, partly to boost their family income. in the '90s, americans found themselves working longer hours. when they didn't work, people used their homes as piggy banks or backed out their credit cards. >> and now all of the coping mechanisms are exhausted. people have to face the fact that wages are going nowhere. >> reporter: that hurt the any for all of us. >> if they don't get paid more, they can't turn around and buy stuff. >> reporter: the cost that employers will not cover, that's picked up by you. >> rest of us subsidize the employers by paying for the medicaid and food sta
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
on my credit card. >> reporter: clearly, good for the shopper and the economy in his case. now, you should know that same- day delivery is free until christmas. here and at eastridge mall. after that it will be $5. and ebay now is offering a similar service at some select stores in the ferry building in san francisco as well free until christmas, $5 after that. >> all right. that's not bad. >> yeah. >> sounds like a good idea. they have to do something. they are getting eaten align from the online shopping. >> you can see what you like walking around. >>> coming up in the next half hour -- >> for retail it's not conducive. there's nobody. >> how neighborhood staples are falling victim to a transformation meant to attract a younger crowd. >> didn't come across as someone above everybody else. >> what a bay area pastor remembers most about his meeting with nelson mandela. >> how an investigation after the death of paul walker has led to an arrest. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, transformation... and placi >>> there's just no viability in this city for daytime retail. >> now at 6:30, forced to
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